There will be some physical changes here by the end of the summer,” Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski said. “There will be playing changes when you see us play next year. Not wholesale, we are averaging 30 wins a season over the last five years. But you have to adjust and this is a time when you don’t make a little turn. We are making some big turns. I like that.”
It has become Duke’s rite of spring. The men’s lacrosse team hauls home another NCAA championship trophy on Memorial Day and the short work week for everyone else begins with celebration talk about the nation’s best in the sport.
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Jordan Wolf assisted on one goal and sealed Duke’s win with a goal at the 23-second mark as the Blue Devils beat Notre Dame 11-9 at M&T Bank Stadium.
The win helps cement Duke (17-3) as the dominant power in the sport this decade. The Blue Devils now own three national championships -- 2010, 2013 and 2014.
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The Blue Devils aim to repeat as NCAA champions with a win over Notre Dame today (1 p.m., ESPN2).
Duke junior Ester Goldfeld extended her season Saturday, advancing to today’s semifinal round of the NCAA Singles Championship. In the NCAA Doubles Championship competition, the Duke pair of sophomore Beatrice Capra and senior Hanna Mar also moved into the semifinals.
Duke’s breakthrough season fell one heartbreaking game short of the program’s first-ever appearance in the ACC championship final. Miami beat the Blue Devils 6-5 in 12 innings Saturday at NewBridge Bank Park in a pool play game that Duke needed to win in order to play for the title.
REIGNING NATIONAL CHAMPION DUKE BEATS DENVER IN NCAA LACROSSE SEMIFINALS
Junior Kyle Keenan scored a career-high four goals and classmate Kyle Turri recorded four saves in the final period to lead top-seeded Duke to a 15-12 win over fifth-seeded Denver in the NCAA Semifinals Saturday afternoon at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md.
Duke (16-3) advances to Monday’s national championship game and will meet the Maryland-Notre Dame winner at 1 p.m. Denver (15-3) had its 13-game winning streak snapped while two of the
Pioneers’ three losses on the season came at the hands of the Blue Devils.
Jordan Wolf added three goals and two assists for the Blue Devils, who will play for the national crown for the fifth time. Duke fell in the title game in both 2005 and 2007 before winning championships in 2010 and 2013.
With Duke nursing a 12-11 lead midway through the fourth quarter, Keenan and Deemer Class scored goals just 15 seconds apart to push the lead to three at the 8:29 mark. Just over a minute later, Wolf fed Chad Cohan for a marker that sent the margin to four at 15-11. Denver scored with 6:29 left in the game to account for the final margin.
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Duke is back on top of the NCAA women's golfing world. The Blue Devils came from behind to hold off top-ranked Southern Cal and win by two strokes at the Tulsa Country Club in Tulsa, Okla for the program's sixth national championship Friday evening. Duke also won the program's first national title in Tulsa in 1999.